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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By mendydrz
Now who's Barreda going to follow

Now who's Barreda going to follow
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 806
Posted By mendydrz
Do you have access to a multimeter? Test the...

Do you have access to a multimeter?
Test the reg/rec
Here's a how too
It's a 5minute job
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 806
Posted By mendydrz
Sounds like me a couple months back, Get a...

Sounds like me a couple months back,

Get a new reg/rec and battery then you'll be good to go

Battery Sounded like I had a kettle on the burner screaming it tits off
Forum: Australia 07-01-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21,146
Views: 2,552,627
Posted By mendydrz
Just seen on bikesales there's a DR750 for sale...

Just seen on bikesales there's a DR750 for sale in WA for $4500
Too far for me
Forum: Australia 07-01-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 35,025
Posted By mendydrz
Not formas

I wanted to get a pair of Formas but I settled on a pair of Falco mixto2 boots.
Very similar to the formas but not as high up the leg
Waterproof and all the good stuff too
Look like this
...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By mendydrz
Foam grips! Worked a treat on my old 625

Foam grips! Worked a treat on my old 625
Forum: Australia 06-23-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By mendydrz
I've heard that this closure is similar to the...

I've heard that this closure is similar to the bridle track rock fall. You can still get by on a bike but no go for a car. Technically it's closed so your not suppose too, but refer to my second...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,385,698
Posted By mendydrz
All cleaned up sitting pretty ...

All cleaned up sitting pretty

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab243/mendybus/image.jpg1_zpsipk8ufrf.jpg (http://s868.photobucket.com/user/mendybus/media/image.jpg1_zpsipk8ufrf.jpg.html)
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 06-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 817,886
Posted By mendydrz
03 KTM950 Adv's'

For sale 2003 KTM950 ADV 's'
$7500

Bike has HB panniers and top rack
Wings twin exhaust for that awesome vtwin sound
Crash bars
2week old D606 front
Rock Stompa steering dampener
Storm bark...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By mendydrz
I have a Dual Wings setup on my 950. Was on it...

I have a Dual Wings setup on my 950. Was on it when I bought it
I love it. Such a deep sound at 3000rpm when I'm plodding along at 50kmph

People think here comes some chopper but no it's me on a...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,532
Posted By mendydrz
Look at the jetboil range I've had mine for 7...

Look at the jetboil range
I've had mine for 7 years and it's been a god send
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By mendydrz
You could put a plastic bag over your sock before...

You could put a plastic bag over your sock before slipping the boot on
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By mendydrz
Hi Paul, When you say your bike died, did...

Hi Paul,

When you say your bike died, did the speedo and tach go crazy with the bike backfire/ splutter then die?
Only asking as I'm pretty sure my reg/rec is toast
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 17,778
Posted By mendydrz
I am not racing this year unfortunately Brad :cry...

I am not racing this year unfortunately Brad :cry Not even heading out to watch. Had all my ducks lined up. Made a nav tower got the licence sorted, teed up a pit crew and my old mans caravan, cash...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By mendydrz
Just head into jaycar they will have one with a...

Just head into jaycar they will have one with a cover for about $10.
Relay it off the horn so it turns on and off with the ignition and fuse it at the battery end.
This is how mine looked before...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
First thing I checked out. All seems fine to me....

First thing I checked out. All seems fine to me. I'll look at it 3 weeks time.
More annoyed than anything.
flying to albury tomorrow morning which means no checking out Vic high country on the...
Forum: Australia 03-08-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
Bikes not starting

Bike died on the hume hay this morning.
It was making a high pitched beeeeeep noise at mittagong burnings

Back fired a bit and speedo went haywire.
Hasn't cranked since

I've checked fuses...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,589
Posted By mendydrz
Looks like it's more of a mx tyre to me. Probly...

Looks like it's more of a mx tyre to me. Probly wouldn't go the distance
606s are a good not to expensive tyre and easily found.

Pirelli rally cross mt21 are a good alternative with good...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 17,778
Posted By mendydrz
Take it for a few test runs to see how much it...

Take it for a few test runs to see how much it vibrates and the view while standing up.

I'm in the process of rejigging mine for this reason
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By mendydrz
Sweet Only reason I want these over standard...

Sweet
Only reason I want these over standard is to fit a magnet for the ico sensor in one of the rivet holes.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-22-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By mendydrz
SE rotors fit an 03 ADV

I Need new rotors on the front and wondering if the rotor from an SE will fit my 03 ADV.
Looking at these
http://metalgear.com.au/mgear-brake-disc-front-silver-centre-p-11081.html
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
Haven't got to the tap part yet. As accessibility...

Haven't got to the tap part yet. As accessibility is a pain
I may just make up a alloy sleeve that slides over 2/3 of the cooler to restrict air flow on cooler days.
And secure it with Bolt and r...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,354
Posted By mendydrz
I'm on my second one 1st one took a very heavy...

I'm on my second one
1st one took a very heavy impact on a high side, so it's pretty sturdy.
Wind noise is a killer, so I run some decent ear plugs.
I've got a tinted visor on mine, still wear...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
Remove the headlight and that mesh grill piece. ...

Remove the headlight and that mesh grill piece.
I made a duplicate horn bracket from alloy and fitted mine there and relocated the horn...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 24,344
Posted By mendydrz
Started test fitting a roadbook

Got all my brackets made up during work time.
Md roadbook and ico came in the mail today
Started to test fit
Clears the stock screen
Just need some 12mm rod so I can take the drill bit extension...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 542,903
Posted By mendydrz
I started working on one for my 950 to mount to...

I started working on one for my 950 to mount to the stock bracket to replace the speedo/tach
It's a work in progress
I've got a 10mm alloy plate shaped to the standard piece, with a 4mm U shaped...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 17,778
Posted By mendydrz
Tyre combo

Looking at tyres to run in this years condo on the 950

Was thinking a Dunlop 908 rear and 606 front, seems to be a common combo from what I'm reading
Or a set Pirelli scorpion pro fim
...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 17,778
Posted By mendydrz
Rally raid uk sell a 12mm handle bar crossbar 29...

Rally raid uk sell a 12mm handle bar crossbar 29 pound
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,173
Posted By mendydrz
I went through there 2 weeks ago and it was...

I went through there 2 weeks ago and it was pretty stuffed with big pot holes and water channels.
Went home via goulburn
Can't be good for the few people that live along it and the nudie park
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
It can get pretty darn hot. 120-130c, hotter if...

It can get pretty darn hot. 120-130c, hotter if lots of hard slogging
keeping oil temps around the 90-100 mark is why I want to fit a cooler
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21,146
Views: 2,552,627
Posted By mendydrz
You are correct I once was a noob. I'm not saying...

You are correct I once was a noob. I'm not saying that long term users are more trust worthy to sell/buy things, Im getting at the sneaky bloke trying to sell an interstate stolen bike and the likes
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21,146
Views: 2,552,627
Posted By mendydrz
Noobs selling stuff

Just throwing it out there, but I've noticed recently several 1st time posters are banging out ads in the for sale, which I hate. Not even a 'hi I'm Joe blogs I ride a stinky kdx here's a picture'...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 17,778
Posted By mendydrz
Anyone know if the roadbook scroll will be...

Anyone know if the roadbook scroll will be running CAP heading this year?
Or Will it only show point to point distance
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19,779
Views: 8,385,698
Posted By mendydrz
Here's my newly acquired 950s. Took me about...

Here's my newly acquired 950s.
Took me about an hour to get used to riding it on tight dirt.
Found it a lot easier standing up
...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 17,778
Posted By mendydrz
I'm keen to head out and watch this again, but...

I'm keen to head out and watch this again, but twice as keen to give it a crack!
Anyone selling a roadbook and ico?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 44,420
Posted By mendydrz
Here I was thinking I could weld ally! Very...

Here I was thinking I could weld ally!
Very tidy project
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By mendydrz
Alarms and immobilisers

Wanting to get an alarm/immobiliser fitted up
Did a Google search and brought up a few different brands
Anyone used an Autowatch 500rli system?

Or can recommend any other quality product.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
100000 there abouts. I'm not saying I have oil...

100000 there abouts.
I'm not saying I have oil pressure dramas but keeping oil temps around 95-100c ads to a healthy motor.
Hence why I run engine oil, transmission and diff oil coolers in my...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 351,099
Posted By mendydrz
Do people realise a bike overheating via radiator...

Do people realise a bike overheating via radiator is completely different to oil temperature?
My falcon would get to 120c in Sydney traffic and that was 5.5L of engine oil. Once it got that hot the...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 40,855
Posted By mendydrz
I've been away camping and riding with the kids...

I've been away camping and riding with the kids since Friday Arvo and just caught up on the remaining stages.
Happy Coma won, extremely happy TP finished on a podium for his first crack at it. Well...
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